View My Buddy's Buddy Info or Profile

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View My Buddy's Buddy Info or Profile

Buddy Info

Buddy Info is the information either you or your buddies have placed in a member profile. Buddy Info is available to anyone using the AOL service through the Member Directory. The AOL Buddy Info feature makes it easy to quickly view more information about, and communicate with, the people you meet online.

FAQs

View a person's Buddy Info
Start an online conversation from the Buddy Info window
Change the information and appearance of your own Buddy Info

View a person's Buddy Info

You can view a person's Buddy Info from many places on the AOL service:

  • From an email message, click the screen name of any AOL member listed on the email.
  • From the Buddy List window, select a name on your list, and then click the Buddy Info icon at the bottom of the window.
  • From an ongoing instant message (IM) conversation, click the Buddy Info link on the Instant Messages: window.
  • From a chat room, select a name on the People Here list, and then click the Buddy Info icon.

Notes:

  • If the member is currently signed on to the AOL service, this will be indicated, and if the member is currently in a chat room, a link to the chat room will be provided.
  • If the member has listed hobbies and interests in his or her Member Profile, these will be shown on the Buddy Info window.
  • If you click Buddy Info, it will take you to AIM pages. You can then click on Report This link to report offensive material.

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Start an online conversation from the Buddy Info window

You can start a conversation with someone from the Buddy Info window:

  • To send an instant message (IM), click the IM link.
  • To send an email message, click the email link.
  • To add the person as your Buddy, click the Add [screen name] as a buddy button.

Change the information and appearance of your own Buddy Info

You can change the information and appearance of your own Buddy Info quickly and easily. On the upper right of the Buddy Info window, click the Page link to fill out the information for your own profile. This profile is what other people will view when they click on your Buddy Info icon or link to view your Buddy Info.

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Last updated: 05-06-2014
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